Finger Lakes STEM Hub Video Contest Shows Student Creativity and Knowledge
May16

Finger Lakes STEM Hub Video Contest Shows Student Creativity and Knowledge

On April 30th the STEM You Can! Video Contest Awards Gala was held at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. Eight teams of students from area schools were recognized for outstanding videos highlighting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Students from elementary, middle, and high school all submitted short videos illustrating concepts such as robotics, electricity, and the weight of electricity. All of the...

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STEM Hub Happenings: Ying Tri-Region Science and Engineering Fair
Mar20

STEM Hub Happenings: Ying Tri-Region Science and Engineering Fair

Last weekend, students from across upstate New York gathered at SUNY’s Onondaga Community College for the fourth annual Dr. Nelson Ying Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair (TRSEF). Numerous partners from across Upstate New York came together to make this possible. More than thirty different sponsors provided funds, volunteers, and a passion for science. Sponsors included private businesses such as Corning Incorporated, community...

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STEM Hub Happenings: Teachers Work With NASA to Recreate Curiosity ROVER in Classrooms
Jan30

STEM Hub Happenings: Teachers Work With NASA to Recreate Curiosity ROVER in Classrooms

At Pine Grove Middle School in East Syracuse, NY eighth-grade students are preparing to land ROVER robots on the planet of Mars. Their Mars might be simulated, and their ROVER robot might be made out of LEGOs, but this three month-long project requires students to work collaboratively and learn skills in design, building, and programming to successfully pull off their Mars landing. The students are led by two of their S.T.E.A.M....

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